Classification certificate for object 2016cym
TNS Classification Report No. 607 [ 2016TNSCR1001....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-05 13:56:29
Sender: Jose Prieto
Group: ASAS-SN

E. Falco, M. Calkins, P. Challis, R. Kirshner, J. L. Prieto, K. Z. Stanek report/s a classification of object: SN 2016cym

Type: SN Ia

Remarks: Optical spectra (range 350-760nm) of the supernova candidate ASASSN-16gq/AT2016cym was obtained on UT 2016 July 2.2 with the F. L. Whipple Observatory 1.5-m telescope (+ FAST). Cross-correlation with a library of supernova spectra using the "Supernova Identification" code (SNID; Blondin and Tonry 2007, Ap.J. 666, 1024) indicates that ASASSN-16gq is a normal Type Ia SN at +5 days after maximum light.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2016-07-02 04:53:48
Instrument: FAST
Telescope: FLWO 1.5m Tillinghast

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: